Blog

April 2011

Apr 06, 2011
Lisa Booth
Our advance trip to Indonesia for Center Stage offered an invigorating mix of the ancient and the new – sometimes co-existing and other times interacting to create an exhilarating and fresh syncretism...

March 2011

Mar 28, 2011
Adrienne Petrillo
Landed in Padang today on the island of Sumatra. This area of Indonesia was devestated by an earthquake in 2009 and there is evidence of its impact throughout the city. We drove down the crowded...
Mar 24, 2011
Adrienne Petrillo
Arrived in Indonesia after 30+ hours of traveling. We had a lovely dinner with Chodidah "Toto" Rahardjo from the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta and Amna Kusumo from the Kelola Foundation. They have both...
Mar 01, 2011
Rebecca Blunk
The Robert Sterling Clark Foundation has awarded $200,000 to the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) in support of the U.S. Department of State’s Center StageSM effort. “Center Stage℠...

January 2011

Jan 07, 2011
Adrienne Petrillo
Today, assistant secretary of state Ann Stock spoke at the American Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) conference in New York City, where she announced that Center StageSM will bring a total of 10...